Definition of fervent
- the fervent sun
- fervent prayers
- a fervent proponent
- fervent patriotism
a fervent speech that called for tolerance and compassion for those who are different
in the thick, fervent air of a tropical afternoon, a languor set in
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: felt very strongly : having or showing very strong feelings
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